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<div class=Section1><pre style='text-align:center'><b><font size=4
color="#993300" face=Calibri><span style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>Interested in Music, Song or Dance???<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=4 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=4 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:14.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>Become a member of ICTM <st1:country-region
w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region> now and pre-register for the ICTM <st1:place
w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region></st1:place> Conference at <a
href="http://www.ictm.ie/"><font color="#993300"><span style='color:#993300'>www.ictm.ie</span></font></a><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=2 color="#993300" face=Arial><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>Special Student membership rates (PayPal payment option available)</span></font></b><b><font
size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;
color:navy;font-weight:bold'><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=3 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=3 color=navy face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>Join us on Facebook at:&nbsp; <a
href="http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=124067782703&amp;ref=ts"><font
color=navy><span style='color:navy'>http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=124067782703&amp;ref=ts</span></font></a><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=2 color=navy face=Arial><span style='font-size:
10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><font size=3 face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
12.0pt'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></p>

<pre><b><font size=5 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:
16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span
style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;font-weight:
bold'><img border=0 width=285 height=189 id="_x0000_i1043"
src="cid:image001.jpg@01CAB60C.DFA53750"><img border=0 width=259 height=189
id="_x0000_i1045" src="cid:image002.jpg@01CAB60C.DFA53750"><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre><b><font
size=5 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:16.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>International Council for Traditional Music <st1:place
w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region></st1:place><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:18.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>ANNUAL CONFERENCE 26<sup>th</sup> – 28<sup>th</sup> February at Mary Immaculate College, <st1:place
w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on">Limerick</st1:PlaceName></st1:place><o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre
style='text-align:center'><b><font size=5 color="#993300" face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:16.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:#993300;font-weight:bold'>Conference Theme:&nbsp; Ensemble: Playing Together<o:p></o:p></span></font></b></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face="Times New Roman"><span style='font-size:12.0pt;
font-family:"Times New Roman";color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>The International Council for Traditional Music <st1:country-region
w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region> are pleased to invite you to the 5th annual conference of ICTM Ireland, to be held on 26th-28th February 2010 at <st1:PlaceName
w:st="on">Mary</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Immaculate</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType
w:st="on">College</st1:PlaceType>, <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">University</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName
 w:st="on">Limerick</st1:PlaceName></st1:place>.&nbsp; Employing the broad theme &quot;Ensemble/Playing Together&quot;, the conference brings together nearly thirty contributors from all over <st1:country-region
w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region> and from as far afield as <st1:country-region
w:st="on">Japan</st1:country-region>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Singapore</st1:country-region> and the <st1:place
w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">United States</st1:country-region></st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
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<p style='line-height:120%'><font size=3 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:
12.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:Calibri'>The International Council for
Traditional Music (ICTM) is a UNESCO NGO (non-governmental organisation), and
is one of the largest organisations for the study of traditional music and
dance in culture. Its aims are <em><i><font face=Calibri><span
style='font-family:Calibri'>&quot;to further the study, practice,
documentation, preservation and dissemination of traditional music, including
folk, popular, classical and urban music, and dance of all countries.&quot;</span></font></i></em><o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

<p style='line-height:120%'><font size=3 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:
12.0pt;line-height:120%;font-family:Calibri'>The Irish National Committee of
ICTM is one of thirty-three National Committees of ICTM. The range of music
played, studied, and researched on the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType
 w:st="on">island</st1:PlaceType> of <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Ireland</st1:PlaceName></st1:place>
and by Irish people abroad has a particular relevance for the organisation. As
such, ICTM (<st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region></st1:place>)
brings a local focus to the activities of ICTM and provides a regional forum
for scholars of diverse musical traditions. From an initial discourse centering
on Irish traditional music, the work of ICTM Ireland has grown to encompass
musical expressions found throughout <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:country-region
 w:st="on">Ireland</st1:country-region></st1:place> and the world.<o:p></o:p></span></font></p>

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style='text-align:center'><b><font size=3 color=navy face=Calibri><span
style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;color:navy;font-weight:bold'>Join us on Facebook at:&nbsp; <a
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face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Papers at this year’s conference range<font
color=black><span style='color:black'> from such topics as:<o:p></o:p></span></font></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font size=3
color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>•&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Pub Sessions as musical learning environments<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>•&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Sufi music and identity<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>•&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The emic and etic experiences of band performance<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>•&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; How Irish and Senegalese musicians work together<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>•&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The nostalgic role of traditional music in the Mexican diaspora<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font size=3
color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>A special panel will focus on the dynamics of Irish Flute and Drum bands on both sides of the border, and our Keynote Speaker will be Professor Tim Cooley, (University of California, Santa Barbara), Editor of the SEM Journal Ethnomusicology and Author of key research text &quot;Shadows in the Field&quot; (2008).<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font size=3
color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>He will be introduced by Professor <st1:PersonName w:st="on">Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin</st1:PersonName> (Irish World Academy of Music and Dance) at our keynote event to be held at the Georgian House, <st1:Street
w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">Pery Square</st1:address></st1:Street> on Saturday Feb 27th. The keynote will be followed by a conference dinner at Dolan's Restaurant, which must be pre-paid at a cost of €26 per person.<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font size=3
color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>We will also be joined by distinguished scholars Prof Marcello Sorce Keller (Musical Anthropology of the <st1:place
w:st="on">Mediterranean</st1:place>) &amp; Dr Britta Sweers (Electric Folk: The Changing Face of English Traditional Music) who will contribute towards and review our proceedings.<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font size=3
color=black face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;
color:black'>Apart from the keynote event, all other proceedings </span></font><font
size=3 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>will take place in the main building of <st1:PlaceName
w:st="on">Mary</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Immaculate</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType
w:st="on">College</st1:PlaceType>, <st1:Street w:st="on"><st1:address w:st="on">South Circular Road</st1:address></st1:Street>, <st1:place
w:st="on">Limerick</st1:place>.<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
size=3 face=Calibri><span style='font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri'>Please contact <a
href="mailto:education@ictm.ie"><font color=black><span style='color:windowtext'>education@ictm.ie</span></font></a> or <a
href="mailto:info@ictm.ie"><font color=black><span style='color:windowtext'>info@ictm.ie</span></font></a> if you would like any further information.<o:p></o:p></span></font></pre><pre><font
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